Monday 1st October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1866: Stainforth railway station closed.
1910: Flush toilet pioneer Thomas Crapper passed away and was buried in Elmers End.
1912: Coal pit sinking record has been established at Askern Colliery, 9 months to reach 565 yards.
1941: Widespread flooding in Doncaster for a few weeks after extremely high levels in River Don..
1974: South Yorkshire radio station Radio Hallam broadcasts for the first time.
2010: St Edmund's Church in Sprotborough has it's final service.
2010: Paul Chambers tweets about blowing up Doncaster Airport, and is later arrested.
16 Years Ago Today
Tremors felt in Doncaster after 4.7 Richter scale earthquake in Midlands.»
95 Years Ago Today
T. Hanley and Sons's Mill near the North Bridge catches fire and is destroyed.
148 Years Ago Today
Foundation stone of the new Corn Exchange is laid by the mayor.»
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